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State of Washington LTC sales resume with limitations. Quote software updated to reflect WA limits. Beginning Nov. 20, Thrivent is once again accepting long-term care (LTC) applications for the state of Washington. What you need to know The $3,000 minimum monthly benefit that was in place immediately prior to suspension of Washington LTC sales will remain. The minimum contract holder age will go back to age 18. Because we cannot make the effective date a date other than the application date or issue date, LTC contracts sold in Washington going forward will not be eligible for the Washington Cares Act
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

SecureCare UL sales in WA resume

SecureCare sales in WA resume Effective November 17, 2021, we are resuming sales of SecureCare Universal Life to Washington state residents. Please note: backdating will not be available to meet the guidelines for exemption from the WA Cares Fund. For SecureCare marketing resources, please visit our webpage. View marketing materials   Contact us Questions Please call our SecureCare Sales Support Team at 1-888-900-1962.   #goldencareagent #securian
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

Resuming Individual LTCi Sales in the State of Washington

We are pleased to announce that effective December 1, 2021, Mutual of Omaha will once again be accepting individual long-term care insurance applications from the state of Washington. Note: We expect to provide an update on resuming LTC Rider sales in first quarter 2022. Important information to know: The MutualCare® Solutions Portfolio will resume sales without any minimum requirements. e-Applications, illustrations and quoting software will be available beginning December 1, 2021. Mutual of Omaha LTCi policies needed to be placed prior to November 1, 2021, to be eligible for the WA Cares Fund tax exemption. Any new applications will not
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Resuming Washington state sales on 11/20

State of Washington long-term care applications accepted starting Nov. 20 Starting Nov. 20, we will once again begin accepting long-term care (LTC) applications for the state of Washington. What you need to know The $3,000 minimum monthly benefit that was in place immediately prior to suspension of Washington LTC sales will remain. The minimum contract holder age will go back to age 18. Because we cannot make the effective date a date other than the application date or issue date, LTC contracts sold in Washington going forward will not be eligible for the Washington Cares Act exemption. On November 20,
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

WA long-term care application processing update

WA long-term care application processing update We would like to share an important application processing update now that the state of Washington (WA) Nov. 1st deadline has passed for individual coverage to be in place for the WA Cares Fund exemption. As you know, the volume of applications from WA put a significant strain on carriers and vendors who support this business across the industry. While OneAmerica® Underwriters and Case Managers are focused on processing as much business as possible before year-end, our processing times remain higher than normal. Unfortunately, our ability to provide and respond to status requests is
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

Update: WA long-term care application process

Update: WA long-term care application process The rapid influx of applications in the state of Washington (WA) has put significant strain on carriers, underwriters, and the vendors who support this business across the industry. When we made the decision to temporarily suspend sales of our Asset Care and Annuity Care products in Washington state on Aug. 14, we indicated we were unable to guarantee applications would be fully processed with a policy in force prior to Nov. 1, 2021. The following is the current status on pending applications for the remainder of October: On WA applications requiring medical records it
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

NGL EssenitalLTC – Washington State Sales Announcement

Washington State Sales Announcement As stated in previous communications, the Washington Cares Fund has generated an influx of business that has reached levels beyond NGL’s processing capacity. In order to continue to accept business for other states, restrictions were put into place only allowing certain 10-Year and Single Payment applications to be submitted. Even with these restrictions, NGL has continued to see an increased volume of Washington State applications. Due to this, NGL has made the difficult decision to stop all sales of EssentialLTC in Washington State effective immediately. There is an exception for pre-approved multi-life executive carves outs with
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

Important State of Washington Long-Term Care Rider Announcement

From the Desk of Tess Grace & Marty Johnson We have been closely monitoring the sales volumes and regulatory environment with the Washington Cares Fund. Earlier this month, we announced the preferred deadline to submit applications with the Long-Term Care Rider for our Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies in the state of Washington. After further review, we have made the decision to suspend sales of the Long-Term Care Rider effective immediately in the state of Washington. We will continue to accept applications for the Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies that do not include the
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Suspension of Asset Care Sales in Washington State, effective Aug. 14

Suspension of Asset Care Sales in Washington State, effective Aug. 14 We have been monitoring the sales and regulatory environment created by the WA Cares Fund. It’s important for OneAmerica® to regularly assess risk to protect our ability to deliver on promises made today and long into the future. Accordingly, we have decided to temporarily suspend sales of our Asset Care product in Washington state effective Aug. 14, 2021.   New Business Submission Rules Beginning Aug. 14, 2021, Asset Care applications in Washington will no longer be accepted. All eApp or paper applications must be received in the Home Office
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

NGL EssentialLTC – Important Washington State Announcement

Important Washington State Announcement The Washington Cares Fund has created widespread interest in private-pay LTC as a planning option. Since NGL is committed to the LTC marketplace, we took actions so we could continue to accept Washington State business. The influx of Washington State business we have received has continued to grow and has reached a point that is beyond our processing capacity. In the last three days, from Washington alone, we have received the equivalent of three months’ worth of submissions from the entire U.S. UPDATES Effective today, August 9, 2021, at 6 p.m. EST (3 p.m. PST), we
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.